Arcology Peter Burr 2015, 6 min, USA, hd video, b&w, sound, (World Premiere) In video games there is the concept of an infinite dungeon – an endlessly regenerating death labyrinth. There’s an intimate quality to a structure that remakes itself after each horrible demise and invites you to try again. Dungeons are the study of […]
Presented by dinca.org, Vision Quest is a three-day festival celebrating the most notable contemporary moving image and media art culture. September 10, 2015, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago September 11, 2015, at Co-Prosperity Sphere September 12, 2015, at Co-Prosperity Sphere Featuring work by: Basma Alsharif, Ephraim Asili, Trisha Baga & Jesse Stead, Tony Balko, Stephanie Barber, Michael Bell-Smith, Peter Burr, Petra […]
“A Survey of Recent Contemporary Moving Images, Part One” Friday, June 26, 2015 8pm–10pm, free admission Comfort Station Logan Square 2579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647 “A Survey of Recent Contemporary Moving Images” is a three-part screening series surveying contemporary moving image-based art, both film and video, by established and emerging artists. This installment, […]
LIVE TO TAPE ARTIST TELEVISION FESTIVAL Monday, May 18th to Sunday, May 24th at 7:00 Links Hall (3111 W Western, Chicago, IL) Festival passes available here. “A week of smart, groundbreaking, funny, beautiful, vital, courageous artist videos, talk shows, films, performances, psychedelic cartoons and surprises by more than sixty artists spanning over four decades—has consumed […]
VDB TV presents The Feminist Origins Video Data Bank’s On Art and Artists Interview Collection Lyn Blumenthal/Kate Horsfield | 1974 | Total program runtime: 50:47 Tune in to VDB TV, a rotating series of groundbreaking programs presenting essential video art, streaming free for the first time to the general public on the Video Data Bank […]
Green Hazard Joshua Tonies, 3 min, 2011, video, color, sound A verdant green virtual golf course is altered into a state of refractive tranquility.
JODI, 2013, 5 mins, video, b/w, sound A severe modification of the MS DOS game Wolfenstein 3D (1992) deconstructs it into a hyper-minimalist black-and-white maze of geometric forms and pixel patterns. For the month of March, I’ll be guest curating the Echo Park Film Center‘s FB page. The theme for March is MYST: MYST Identifying […]